Business Analytics, Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

University of Nebraska - Lincoln

  • Fully Online
  • 12
  • $650.00
  • $650.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online graduate certificate in Business Analytics enables students to solve a wide range of problems with a wide range of data and statistical techniques.

This online certificate is ideal for business professionals who want to make better business decisions based on an understanding of the data available to them. 

Students of the Business Analytics, Graduate Certificate gain skills to:

  • Solve specific business problems by analyzing big data. 
  • Understand the vast amounts of data on business programs, customers, employees and outcomes.
  • Collect, maintain and analyze data in support of business decisions.
  • Utilize cutting-edge technology in today's business environment

Students may earn a graduate certificate as a stand-alone credential or may complete the four courses as electives in the online MBA program. Credits earned in the certificate may be applied toward the MBA program.

Career Outlook: A business analytics degree has broad appeal for employers and is designed to build on any background. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics reports in the next decade, the demand for business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow at a rate of 7%, which is faster than average.  

This program is ideal for professionals wishing to work in:

  • Data management 
  • Analytical management  
  • Supply chain management 
  • Finance
  • Accounting 
  • Marketing 
  • Economics 
  • Other business-related fields 

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.